With the sea and sun as our backdrop, we cannot help but channel these forces in our intellectual and personal exchanges at UC Santa Barbara. UCSB combines bright and motivated individuals from all walks of life, establishing a multi-dimensional community. Students, faculty, and staff are supremely balanced, striking the perfect blend of academics, culture, and social engagement.
Gaucho enthusiasts love the variety offered on campus—from the arts, to athletics, to environmental sustainability—and there is no shortage of opportunity to get involved. Our benefactors are just as balanced as our scholars: they’re friendly, intellectual, and committed to fostering a sense of community on campus and beyond. The symbiotic relationship between donors and UC Santa Barbara enables the campus to thrive and creates the vibrant atmosphere that is so unmistakably “Gaucho.” Join the thousands of alumni, parents, and friends who comprise into our community—because once a Gaucho, always a Gaucho.
#1212th ranked university in the nation to boast the happiest students. (Princeton Review)